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The future of LOT Polish Airlines


In CAPA's ongoing series about the airlines of Eastern Europe, we next turn to LOT Polish Airlines. Like Malev, the Polish national carrier’s focus for much of its history was directed by the Soviet affiliated regime that remained in power until the 1990s. That meant state control over all aspects of operation and control; Russian built fleets, little concern focus on efficiency or cost control and a home market that was far from being open to the global community. [1024 words]

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  • An unusual network
  • Low cost competitors
  • Who is the passenger?
  • Few aircraft on order
  • What is the future?

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  • LOT weekly flights
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